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Applied Statistics Club Spring 2014 Kickoff Meeting. Thursday, January 23 6:30 – 7:30 pm. Agenda. All about data What ’ s with all the hype? What’s it all about? Why is it important to you? Introduction to ASC Meet the E-Board Guest Speakers Brenda Osuna Katharin Peter

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Applied statistics club spring 2014 kickoff meeting

Applied Statistics ClubSpring 2014 Kickoff Meeting

Thursday, January 23

6:30 – 7:30 pm

USC Applied Statistics Club


Agenda

Agenda

  • All about data

    • What’s with all the hype?

    • What’s it all about?

    • Why is it important to you?

  • Introduction to ASC

  • Meet the E-Board

  • Guest Speakers

    • Brenda Osuna

    • Katharin Peter

  • Semester Schedule

  • Membership Information

  • Questions

Thursday, September 12

6:30 – 7:30 pm

USC Applied Statistics Club


The hype

The Hype

Thursday, September 12

6:30 – 7:30 pm

USC Applied Statistics Club


The hype1

The Hype

Word cloud featuring 25 Top-viewed business stories posted on Sep. 9, 2013

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Where is the hype coming from

Where is the hype coming from?

  • ACADEMIA

  • Conduct research to solve interesting questions

  • Contribute to your field with empirical findings

  • Publish original work

  • BUSINESS

  • Desire to understand theoretical and mathematical solutions to problems

  • Need to communicate with software developers, programmers, and IT

  • The goal to deliver insight to clients and employers

  • LIFE

  • Possess skills to empirically solve everyday problems

  • Further comprehend life phenomena

Thursday, September 12

6:30 – 7:30 pm

USC Applied Statistics Club


Where is the hype coming from1

Where is the hype coming from?

Top Industries for data, analytics and statistics

Finance

Healthcare

Marketing

Consulting

Sports

Politics

Engineering

Research

Social Media

Management

Thursday, September 12

6:30 – 7:30 pm

Information Technology

Banking

Medicine

Economics

Computer Science

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Prospects

Prospects

  • Bureau of Labor Statistics: 4% Growth in statistics-related jobs, 2008 – 2012

  • BLS: 14% Growth in statistics-related jobs, 2010 – 2020

  • McKinsey: Need for 1.5 million people with data analyst skills in 5 years

  • Need for Data-related skills

    • Actuarial Analyst – $43,000 / year

    • Analytics Analysts – $46,000 / year

    • Statistical Analyst – $72,000 /year

      • National Medians

  • Federal Government – 20% of Statistics-related jobs

    • $94,000/year

    • National Median

Thursday, September 12

6:30 – 7:30 pm

USC Applied Statistics Club


Where is the hype coming from2

Where is the hype coming from?

Top Industries for data, analytics and statistics

Finance

Healthcare

Marketing

Consulting

Sports

Politics

Engineering

Research

Social Media

Management

Thursday, September 12

6:30 – 7:30 pm

Information Technology

Banking

Medicine

Economics

Computer Science

USC Applied Statistics Club


What s in it for you

What’s in it for you

Thursday, September 12

6:30 – 7:30 pm

USC Applied Statistics Club


Your role

Your Role

DATA

ANALYTICS

STATISTICS

RESEARCH

Your Role: Researcher

Biggest Employer:Academic institutions and hospitals

Specializations:

Experimental research design, data collection, predictive analysis

Your Role: Statistician

Biggest Employer:Government and health service institutions

Specializations:

Statistical methodology, predictive analysis, network analytics

Your Role: Analyst

Biggest Employer:Private corporations, financial institutions

Specializations:

Financial analytics, reporting services, product analysis

Thursday, September 12

6:30 – 7:30 pm

USC Applied Statistics Club


Applied statistics club spring 2014 kickoff meeting

Introduction to ASC

  • ASC is a student organization dedicated to bringing the field of statistics, analytics,and data science to USC.

  • ASC is proud to offer members:

    • Industry exposure

    • Hands-on experience

    • Mentorship opportunities

USC Applied Statistics Club


Applied statistics club spring 2014 kickoff meeting

Meet the Executive Board

  • Reagan Rose

  • President

  • Senior studying Applied and Computational Mathematics

  • Work and internship experience in analytics and statistics

  • Special interest in media and healthcare analytics

  • Ashley Luo

  • VP of External Affairs

  • Senior double-majoring Applied and Computational Mathematics and Economics

  • Work and internship experience in analytics and statistics

  • Special interest in data mining

USC Applied Statistics Club


Applied statistics club spring 2014 kickoff meeting

Meet the Executive Board

  • Kyle Asano

  • Program Director

  • Senior majoring in Business Administration with a minor in Enterprise Information Systems

  • Work and internship experience in analytics and statistics

  • Special interest in tech advisory and management consulting

  • YaweiSuo

  • VP of Projects

  • Junior studying Applied and Computational Mathematics

  • Work and internship experience in analytics and statistics

  • Special interest in statistical research and econometrics

USC Applied Statistics Club


Applied statistics club spring 2014 kickoff meeting

Meet the Executive Board

  • Amber Liang

  • VP of Membership

  • Senior double majoring in IRGB and Economics

  • Work and internship experience in business management, social impact and cultural exchange

  • Special interest in data analysis and strategy consulting

  • Matthew Norris

  • VP of External Affairs

  • Junior double majoring in Mathematics and Economics

  • Specific experience in econometrics, financial analytics and programming

  • Special interest in data analysis applied to economic problems

USC Applied Statistics Club


Applied statistics club spring 2014 kickoff meeting

Meet the Executive Board

  • BeixiZhong

  • VP of Public Relations

  • Junior majoring in Applied Math with a minor in Business

  • Experience in financial analytics and accounting

  • Special interest in analytics consulting and data mining

USC Applied Statistics Club


Applied statistics club spring 2014 kickoff meeting

Meet the Support Staff

  • Professor Jay Bartroff

  • Dornsife College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences

  • PhD Caltech

  • USC Vice-Chair for Statistics

  • Consulting experience for ESPN, Department of Defense, Fox Network

  • Specializes in sports, health, and engineering statistics

  • Professor Tony Lin

  • Boeing Satellite Systems

  • PhD, UC Berkley; MBA, University of Southern California

  • Professor at Marshall School of Business

  • Experience with quality control and modeling for commercial space applications

USC Applied Statistics Club


Applied statistics club spring 2014 kickoff meeting

Meet the Advisors

Arif Ansari

Marshall School of Business

  • PhD, MS, University of Southern California

  • Academic Director of MBA.PM Program

  • Expert in data mining, business intelligence, data warehousing, and intelligent systems

  • Specializes in business analytics

USC Applied Statistics Club


Applied statistics club spring 2014 kickoff meeting

Brenda Osuna, Ph.D.

Center for Scholarly Technology

  • PhD Fielding Graduate University

  • USC Senior Statistical Consultant

  • Research experience in psychology of music lyrics, media analytics, medicine

  • Consulting experience in graduate statistics, business, health sciences

  • Specializes in music and media analytics

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Applied statistics club spring 2014 kickoff meeting

Katharin Peter

USC Libraries

  • USC Data Librarian

USC Applied Statistics Club


Applied statistics club spring 2014 kickoff meeting

ASC and You

Members benefit from

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

SKILL

BUILDING

  • Software training

  • Sponsored skill development sessions

  • Case workshops

  • Mentorship

    • Peer

    • Faculty/Staff

  • Networking with leading companies

  • Special access to internships, jobs, and research opportunities

  • Resume building

  • ASC guided tracks

    • Certifications

    • Grad school

USC Applied Statistics Club


Applied statistics club spring 2014 kickoff meeting

ASC and You

SKILL

BUILDING

  • Software training

  • Sponsored skill development sessions

  • Case workshops

  • Mentorship

    • Peer

    • Faculty/Staff

USC Applied Statistics Club


Semester schedule

Semester Schedule

January

1.23 Introductory Meeting

1. 30 Exploratory Data Analysis Workshop

February

2.6 New Member Social and Orientation

2.13 Intro to Statistics and Programming in R

2.20 Data Management

2.27 Hypothesis Testing

March

3.6 Bayesian Statistics

3.13 Regression Analysis and Forecasting

3.27 Case Workshop I

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Semester schedule1

Semester Schedule

April

4.3 Advanced Concepts in R

4.10 Data Mining

4.17 Case Workshop II

4.24 End of Semester Social

May

5.2 – 5.4 Datafest 2014

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Explore @ 4

EXPLORE @ 4

  • If you’re interested in Sports Analytics, check out our co-sponsored [email protected] event:

  • Featuring panelists from:

  • AEG

  • ESPN

  • NFL

  • Sqor

Date: Wednesday 1/29

Time: 4:00 – 5:30 pm

Location: The Forum (TCC 450)

USC Applied Statistics Club


Membership information options

Membership Information: Options

  • Membership Includes:

  • Access to all meetings, workshops, and events

  • Special access to guest presentations

  • One-on-one mentorship opportunities

  • Resume book access

  • Weekly newsletters with information on internships, job opportunities and events

  • Opportunity to participate in Datafest

New Membership Dues

Continuing Membership Dues

$40

$20

USC Applied Statistics Club


Membership information how to apply

Membership Information: How to apply

  • We are currently accepting all applications for membership

  • Find an application on our website

  • Applications due by midnight PSTFebruary 1, 2013

  • You are not considered an official member until dues are paid

USC Applied Statistics Club


Let s keep in touch

Let’s Keep in Touch

  • Stay up to date with our semester calendar and sign up for our mailing list to receive:

  • Newsletters

  • Meeting reminders

  • Special event notifications

Find our calendar and updates at:

uscappliedstats.com

facebook.com/uscappliedstats

Write to: [email protected]

USC Applied Statistics Club


Questions

Questions?

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